Police: suspicious package discovered at Service Canada in Bathurst not a threat

The RCMP's Explosive Disposal Response Unit has determined a package discovered at the Nicholas Denys building in Bathurst yesterday, posed no threat to staff or infrastructure.

The Bathurst Police Force was alerted Monday morning that a suspicious package had been received by the Service Canada mail room.

The building was evacuated and employees sent home for the day as a safety precaution.

Police continue to investigate.